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What are Porcelain Veneers & Can They Help Me?

August 23, 2017

Woman with beautiful smile after porcelain veneersVeneers are thin sheaths of dental grade porcelain used to correct and conceal cosmetic smile flaws. Like any dental treatment, they’re not right for everyone. If you’re looking to transform damaged, flawed teeth into a picture-perfect smile, schedule a cosmetic dentistry consultation with a dentist to learn more about porcelain veneers and other services that can help you achieve your goals.


Discolored Teeth: Five Foods that Cause Stains

June 3, 2016

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teeth whitening in Dallas Nothing adds years to your smile’s appearance more than discoloration. While tooth discoloration is a normal part of the aging process, there are multiple factors that can accelerate the discoloration of teeth. Certain foods are known to cause yellowing, browning, and stains on the teeth to develop. However, if you have noticed that your smile has started to dull, teeth whitening in Dallas will reverse the discoloration to give you a younger, revitalized smile. To keep your new smile as white as possible, you will need to avoid the top stain causing foods.

Porcelain Veneers in Dallas: Common Questions Answered

February 29, 2016

porcelain veneers in dallasThinking about enhancing the appearance of your smile with porcelain veneers? They’re a great option for big time dental improvements. Drs. Vanderbrook and Hoppe, the cosmetic dentists in Lakewood Dallas, are here with answers to some of the most common questions regarding this fantastic treatment.


Holiday Teeth Whitening in 75214

November 16, 2015

teeth whitening

Is it really almost 2016? Time really does fly, which means the holiday office parties and family get togethers are just around the corner. If your smile could use a pick-up, then now is the time to consider the options offered by Vanderbrook and Hoppe Dentistry, the cosmetic dentist Lakewood Dallas turns to for beautiful results. One of our most popular and most effective cosmetic treatments is teeth whitening. With either our in-office or our at-home whitening systems, you can have a smile that is ready for holiday cheer!

Learn All About Porcelain Veneers in Lakewood, Dallas

October 19, 2015

smiling couple with porcelain veneers

Stained, misshapen, gapped or crooked teeth can take a real toll on your life. If you’re dealing with the effects of a damaged smile, you owe it to yourself to get it fixed — and porcelain veneers offer you a permanent solution for just that. Keep reading to learn more about smile enhancement with porcelain veneers in Lakewood and Dallas — your doctors at Vanderbrook and Hoppe Dentistry are committed to helping our neighbors achieve the dazzling smiles they deserve.

Incredible Teeth Whitening in Dallas, TX

April 29, 2015

How do you feel about your smile? Do you feel comfortable flashing your pearly-whites around your co-workers, friends, and family? Are you proud of the aesthetics of your teeth? If you are not content with the color and look of your teeth, then you are not alone. Discoloration in teeth can have a negative effect on self-esteem, but avoiding stains and dull shades is essentially unavoidable. Food and drinks stain teeth, and yellowing occurs naturally, as you age. Instead of heading to your local store to pick up over-the-counter whitening kits, get the professional teeth whitening treatment from Vanderbrook and Hoppe Dentistry, located in Dallas, TX.

Wonderful Care from Amazing Professionals

87779079A smile, like a picture, is worth a thousand words, and we want to ensure that the words describing yours are positive. Our doctors, seasoned dentists with years of experience, and our team of handpicked expert practitioners are passionate about providing pristine, vibrant smiles for every patient that makes an appointment at our office. We stay current with the latest dental trends and our office is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, so we can ensure that you will receive effective treatment and have a comfortable experience.

Obtain a Vibrant, White Smile

Avoid using store-bought whitening kits, as they are not very effective and frustrating to use. Our office provides two stellar whitening treatments, catered to the needs of the individual. The first treatment is in-office, and is applied by our team. After you arrive and take a seat in one of our examination chairs, we will apply professional-strength Opalescence teeth whitening. Opalescence reduces tooth sensitivity and strengthens enamel, along with increasing the white shine of your teeth. The in-office treatment only takes about an hour, and it provides stellar results.

For those who cannot spare an hour in our office, we can give at-home whitening kits for patients. The kit contains dental trays, which you will fill will Opalescence and place around your teeth. Our doctors will provide instructions on how long to apply the treatment and how many times. The results are just as incredible as the in-office treatment and you will have a beautiful smile you will be proud to show off to the world.

Join Our Team Today

Don’t you think it’s time to get the smile of your dreams? Allow Vanderbrook and Hoppe Dentistry to apply its effective teeth whitening treatment and ensure your smile has a celebrity-like shine. Contact our office today and schedule your appointment with our wonderful, friendly staff. We happily provide our services to those who reside in Dallas, TX, Lakewood, East Dallas, Lake Highlands, Richardson, Garland, and the neighboring communities.

Cosmetic Bonding for the Minor Flaws in Your Smile

December 12, 2014

159289454Is there a little something you’d like to fix about your smile? A chipped or slightly cracked tooth, a couple of teeth that are irregularly spaced or crooked, or teeth that are overly worn. If you see any of these when you smile in the mirror, then cosmetic bonding may be the solution. At the Dallas, TX, office of Vanderbrook and Hoppe Dentistry, Dr. Drew Vanderbrook and Dr. Joanne G. Hoppe, use cosmetic bonding to quickly and effectively create beautiful smiles.

Cosmetic Bonding in a Flash

More often than not, a cosmetic bonding procedure can be completed in just one visit to our office. Dr. Vanderbrook or Dr. Hoppe will use a composite resin and apply it directly to the tooth or your teeth that require repair. But before applying the resin, they use a special color chart to match the composite to your natural tooth color. Using a composite, the dentists can blend colors for a perfect match. In some cases, they may recommend teeth whitening before the cosmetic bonding procedure. Unlike teeth, composite resin cannot be whitened, so you’ll want to make sure that your teeth are the color you desire before the bonding process.

The Cosmetic Bonding Process

Before applying composite resin, the dentist will need to prepare the tooth. Then, the composite resin is applied layer by layer. Each layer is hardened with a special curing light, and finally the dentist artfully molds and sculpts the material to the perfect shape.

Cosmetic bonding can last for years with a bit of tender loving care. Brush and floss daily, schedule regular checkups in our office, and be sure to avoid biting on hard objects such as nuts and bones, because cosmetic bonding materials can chip.

Schedule an Appointment Today

If you’d like to learn more about cosmetic bonding and how to improve your smile, call the office of Vanderbrook and Hoppe Dentistry in Dallas, TX. We conveniently serve patients from East Dallas, Lakewood, North Dallas, Richardson, Garland, and Mesquite and throughout the DFW Metroplex.

With Opalescence Teeth Whitening in Dallas, TX, You Can Greet the New Year with a New Smile

November 10, 2014

158554263Believe it or not, 2015 is just around the corner. So what’s your resolution for the new year? How about a whiter and brighter smile? With the Opalescence teeth whitening system from Vanderbrook and Hoppe Dentistry in Dallas, TX, a whiter smile can be one new year’s resolution that’s easy to keep.


Teeth become stained for a variety of reasons, including:


  • The foods and beverages we consume, such as carrots, tomato sauce, coffee and red wine
  • Tobacco use
  • Certain medications
  • The unavoidable aging process
  • Teeth grinding or injury leading to small cracks that collect stain-causing debris

Opalescence Teeth Whitening to the Rescue!

Dr. Drew Vanderbrook and Dr. Joanne Hoppe use Opalescence Boost for the best in teeth whitening and patient comfort. Opalescence Boost relies on the power of hydrogen peroxide to chemically remove stains and make your teeth several shades whiter. In addition, there is the benefit of a reduced risk of teeth sensitivity associated with teeth whitening, because Opalescence Boost contains potassium nitrate, as well as fluoride to strengthen enamel and help prevent cavities. The entire treatment takes only about one hour. Then, you go home with a whiter smile.

To maintain that white smile or to whiten your teeth in the convenience and comfort of home rather than the dentist’s office, Drs. Vanderbrook and Hoppe recommend Opalescence at-home teeth whitening kit. This contains more of the professional strength formula that’s needed for the best results. You’ll be given custom-fitted trays to use with the whitening gel that the doctors select to match your needs. Just wear them as frequently and for the length of time recommended. Your new year’s resolution will be a cinch to keep this year with Opalescence Teeth Whitening!

Call Our Office Today

If you want to start the new year with a new smile—whether with teeth whitening or any of our other cosmetic dentistry services—then call the office of Vanderbrook and Hoppe Dentistry in Dallas, TX, today. We also conveniently serve patients from East Dallas, Lakewood, North Dallas, Richardson, Garland, and Mesquite and throughout the DFW Metroplex.

How Can Porcelain Veneers Transform Your Smile? Cosmetic Dentistry in Dallas, TX

October 10, 2014

164125777Your smile is as unique as your personality, and it’s an important asset that you utilize in personal and professional interactions on a daily basis. If you feel that your smile makes you stand out in the wrong way, however, you may hesitate to share it with the most important people in your life. Thanks to advances in cosmetic dentistry and technology, aesthetic dental flaws don’t have to hold you back any longer. At the Dallas, TX dental office of Dr. Drew Vanderbrook and Dr. Joanne G. Hoppe, we offer an extensive range of cosmetic dentistry services customized to suit your individual needs, including porcelain veneers.

Will Porcelain Veneers Work for Me?

Porcelain veneers have rapidly become the most popular cosmetic dentistry solution to common problems like chips and cracks in enamel, deep stains, and uneven spacing between teeth. They are hand-crafted from only the highest-grade dental porcelain, a durable tooth-colored material that reflects light in the same way that natural tooth enamel does. Veneers promote a natural appearance, so you never have to worry that your smile looks “fake” or that it will be obvious that you’ve had dental work performed.

A consultation with our doctors will help determine which of our cosmetic dentistry solutions best fulfills your needs. If porcelain veneers are right for you, we’ll begin by assessing the current state of your smile and talking with you about what kind of results you would like to achieve. We can’t wait to show you what a remarkable difference porcelain veneers can make in your smile and in your life!

Restore Your Confidence with Cosmetic Dentistry

If your smile is marred by imperfections like deep stains, cracks, or gaps between your teeth, you may be a candidate for porcelain veneers and other cosmetic dentistry solutions. Contact our office today to schedule your consultation with our team, and explore the innumerable possibilities afforded by our comprehensive menu of cutting-edge dental services. We look forward to helping you achieve the luminous, confident smile you’ve always wanted. Our Dallas, TX dental office warmly welcomes patients from throughout the DFW Metroplex and the surrounding areas, including North Dallas, East Dallas, Lakewood, University Park, Richardson, Garland, Mesquite, and more.

Let’s Get Something Straight! Your Teeth, with Invisalign® in Dallas, TX

September 29, 2014

shutterstock_146610062If you’ve often thought of getting braces to straighten your teeth, but don’t want the hassle of tradition metal braces and brackets, Invisalign aligners may be just right for you. Perhaps the appearance of metal braces would compromise your professional advancement. Maybe you don’t want to contend with the mouth abrasions that metal braces cause. Whatever your reason, you can have the straight smile of your dreams with Invisalign from the Dallas, TX, dental office of Dr. Drew Vanderbrook and Dr. Joanne G. Hoppe.

Step-by-Step with Invisalign

The first step on the road to a straighter smile with Invisalign is a 3D computer image of your teeth. With this same technology, you’ll see how your teeth will move and you’ll even been able to see what your smile will finally look like. Then, your personalized treatment plan is formulated. Based on this individual plan, clear Invisalign aligners are produced just for you. As the name suggests, these clear, plastic aligners are practically invisible and won’t irritate your cheeks and gums.

Your Role in Straightening Your Teeth with Invisalign

Your job is simple: wear your aligners throughout most of the day, easily removing them to eat, brush and floss. You’ll change out each set of aligners for your upper and lower teeth every two weeks until your teeth are straight and beautiful. The entire treatment process usually takes anywhere from six months to about two years. During that time, we’ll see you every couple of weeks to monitor the progress of your treatment.

Contact Our Office Today

You’ve waited long enough to have a smile you want to show the world. With Invisalign, that smile will seem to magically appear. Contact our office today to schedule your appointment with Dr. Vanderbrook and Dr. Hoppe. We’ll be glad to help! Our dental practice conveniently serves patients in Dallas, TX, Lakewood, East Dallas, University Park, Garland, Mesquite, Richardson, North Dallas and other areas of the Dallas metroplex.